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Registration Open for AGO Human Trafficking Summit

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost will host his inaugural Human Trafficking Summit to provide education and resources to help combat and end human trafficking.

11/26/2019

New Executive Director Appointed to the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced on October 23, 2019 that Dwight A. Holcomb will serve as executive director of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA).

11/26/2019

Seats Filling Quickly – Register Now for the 2019 Attorney General’s Law Enforcement Conference

Register online for the 2019 Ohio Attorney General’s Law Enforcement Conference. Conference sessions will be held October 8-9 at the Hyatt Regency Columbus.

9/19/2019

Law Enforcement Investigative Resources

This free, day-long course is designed to inform all levels of law enforcement — from members of the patrol division and detective bureau to department leaders — about key information that is at their fingertips and how best to access it.

9/19/2019

Safety, Crime, and Forensics Unique to Autism and Neurodevelopmental Challenges

This ‘First Responder’ workshop provides an in-depth look at safety, crime, and forensics related to autism and other neurodevelopmental challenges.

9/19/2019

Human Trafficking: Basic Overview

This 4-hour course will provide an overview of the crimes making up human trafficking, as well as examine some of its causes and effects, both nationally and internationally.

9/19/2019

Bulletproof Mind

Topics to be covered include the psychological and physiological manifestations of violent confrontation, how to overcome the resistance to employ lethal force, and the causes and effects of violence worldwide.

8/19/2019

Conceal Carry for Off-Duty

This course is designed for law enforcement officers who carry off duty and/or are assigned to “plain clothes” details.

8/19/2019

Sexual Assault Kit – Cold Case Investigations

We have asked for these kits, tested them, and got results…Now What Do You Do?

8/9/2019

Did You Know?

Did you know: “Police officers in Thailand can be forced to wear Hello Kitty armbands as punishment for infractions such as illegal parking or showing up to work late”

7/12/2019

School Resource Officer Basic Training

This 45 hour course meets the requirements set forth in House Bill 318. 

7/12/2019

Scenario Based Training Instructor

More than ever, law enforcement instructors need to be able to teach their students not just "how" to use force under stress, but equally if not more importantly "when." 

7/12/2019

Precision Immobilization Technique Refresher

This one-day class will provide officers who have already completed PIT training, either through OPOTA or another agency, with an update and refresher of their PIT skills.

6/6/2019

Did You Know?

People with disabilities make up the single largest minority group in the U.S. and officers who have the skill set to work with this population have a significant advantage over officers who do not.

6/6/2019

Sexual Assault Kit – Cold Case Investigations

This course is designed to help agencies get a boost on their cases and show the importance of investigations, even though some of these cases are older.

6/6/2019

Why Teens Kill

Phil Chalmers is considered to be America’s leading authority on juvenile homicide and juvenile mass murder.

5/6/2019

Precision Immobilization Technique Refresher

This one-day class will provide officers who have already completed PIT training, either through OPOTA or another agency, with an update and refresher of their PIT skills.

5/6/2019

Did You Know?

Did you know that the idea of a Peace Officers’ Memorial Day came into effect on Oct. 1, 1961, when Congress asked the president to designate May 15 to honor law enforcement officers?

5/6/2019
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